14 September 2012
Power Ten, Inc. Supports MCAA and the Flying Leatherneck Museum
Power Ten, Inc. was proud to be part of the Marine Corps Aviation Association; Marion E. Carl Squadron’s September 10, 2012 dinner honoring the members of the Marine Air Board and benefitting the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum at MCAS Miramar in San Diego, CA.
The dinner raising more than $3,500 for the Flying Leatherneck Museum, featured a keynote address by Lieutenant General R. E Schimdle, Jr USMC Deputy Commandant for Aviation.
At the dinner, Gen. Schmidle addressed the topics of the progress being made on the F-35 and the future placement of the 121 in Yuma, AZ. Gen. Schmidle also praised the direction the V-22 is heading. Commenting on the authorization to move forward with finishing the purchase of the aircraft, as well as talks with Japan to allow flights to take place, General Schmidle, stated that progress is moving in the right direction.
Lieutenant General Robert E. Schmidle, Jr., USMC, serves as the Deputy Commandant for Aviation. As the Deputy Commandant for Aviation, he sets policy and facilitates the manning, training and equipping of Marine Aviation units. His command assignments include: Commanding General of First Marine Aircraft Wing, Commanding Officer of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force (Experimental), and Commanding Officer of Marine Fighter/Attack Squadrons 251 and 115. Previous operational assignments include multiple tours flying the F-4 and F/A-18 aircraft as well as serving as the operations officer and air officer of an Infantry Battalion, First Battalion 9th Marines.
The Marine Corps Aviation Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and recognize professional excellence in Marine aviation, support the fraternal bond of its membership, preserve Marine aviation heritage and safeguard the future of Marine aviation through awards programs, events and publications. The MCAA exists to link the past, present and future of Marine Aviation through a variety of activities, media and events. Anybody with a supportive interest in Marine Aviation is welcome to join.
Power Ten, Inc. is proud to be a supporter of the MCAA and its work. Power Ten, Inc. is committed to social responsibility; we give back in time and resources to our communities as well as support to the organizations and events important to our people and our customers.